Inpatient Outcomes

Discharge to Community:

  • Most people (68.2%) were able to return to a community setting after their inpatient rehabilitation stay.


  • 7.7% of individuals with stroke transferred to acute care hospitals, some for planned procedures. This is similar to other hospitals in the nation (10.7%) and region (9.4%).

Average Length of Stay:

  • 26 days

Patient Satisfaction:

  • 97% of patients rated their experience at Madonna as “Excellent” or “Good.” 96% agreed they would recommend Madonna’s Inpatient Stroke Program to their family and friends.

Functional Status 6-12 Months Post Discharge:

  • 95.1% gained or maintained function
  • 31% returned to work or school
  • 49.2% resumed driving

Re-hospitalizations 6-12 Months Post Discharge:

  • 14.1% of patients reported a planned or unplanned re-hospitalization, compared to the national average of 61.9% for Medicare beneficiaries (Fanarow G et al. Stroke, December 2010).
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
5401 South St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 413-3000
Toll-Free: (800) 676-5448